Papers, 1918-1975.


Papers, 1918-1975.

Correspondence, printed matter, speeches, articles, lectures, pamphlets, scrapbooks, certificates, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating to her unsuccessful campaign for a seat in the New York legislature, 1919; the Endell Street Hospital in London, 1919-1921; her interest and involvement in labor issues; her friendship with Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1925-1965; Val-Kill Industries; the Todhunter School, which she co-owned with Nancy Cook and Eleanor Roosevelt and where Dickerman taught and served as principal, 1927-1938; and other political concerns.

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